DESCEND INTO A DORMANT VOLCANO!
1 Days / 0 Nights From: $310
Scenic hike through the lava fields
Expedition inside a volcanic magma chamber
Descend in a mechanized basket that holds 5-6 persons
View amazing rock striations inside the magma chamber
No knowledge of hiking or climbing is required.
Pick -up at hotels/guesthouses in Reykjavik
Traditional Icelandic meat soup, coffee, tea, hot chocolate
Duration - 5-6 hours (about 40-45 min inside the volcano).
Distance walked - approximately 3km (2 miles) each way
Guides with you at all times.
Equipment, lighted helmet
Thrihnukagigur volcano lies in the Blafjoll Mountains, just a 30 minutes drive from Reykjavik.
Once you reach the Blafjoll Mountains' facility, you'll leave your transportation behind and begin an easy and very scenic hike through the lava fields to reach the opening of the crater (approximately 40 minutes).
At the basecamp you will be divided in smaller groups of 4-5 people.
This is the maximum number allowed on the open elevator for to descend inside to the magma chamber.
The descent is 120m/400ft long and takes 7-8 minutes each way.
Once at the base, you will spend approximately 40-45 minutes in the magma chamber.